Jan 25, 2013 5:00am PST
officials. biden is following up on president obama's policy agenda announced last week from recommendations provided by the gun violence task force spearheaded by biden in the wake of the sandy hook elementary school shootings. >> thousands of abortion opponents hold a march in washington, dc, in 3 1/2 hours, the demonstration coincides with the 40th anniversary of roe vs. wade, the supreme court decision that legalized abortion. the rally includes prayers in front of the supreme court building with a speech from former republican presidential candidate santorum. >> in a few hours, state senator hill will have a bill on responding to mountain lions. it is reported it would require wardens to use nonlethal methods unless there is desire threat and allows state, fish and wildlife officials to work with while hive groups do capture the animals. in december there was public criticism after a warden shot and killed two cubs on the porch of a home. they weighed only 13 to 14 pounds. >> are we checking, now, with the weather? >> time for a look at the forecast. >> we are. >> as i t
Jan 28, 2013 5:00am PST
. president obama and vice president joe biden will meet with the police chief of newtown, connecticut. the police chief from aurora, colorado, will talk about the 12 people killed in a movie theater shooting in july, part of the discussions the president is using to try to get political support for gun control. >> surprising revelation for president obama that could affect the debate over gun control. in an interview with the "new republic" he said he goes skeet shooting when he is at camp david. his young daughters do not shoot but guests pick up a shotgun and take aim at the clay pigeon as california senator feinstein introduces legislation to ban assault weapons in the wake of the deadly shooting rampage in connecticut. >> another twist in the 16-year-old ramsey case in colorado, a newspaper is reporting this morning that a grand jury voted to indict her parents in 1999 on charge of child abuse resulting in death but the prosecutor never signed the indictment. the entire ramsey family was cleared of any involvement in the murder of their daughter in 2008 because of newly discovered d.n.
Jan 23, 2013 5:00am PST
attack on the consulate in benghazi. congressional republicans have accused the obama administration of ignoring signs of deteriorating security in libya. four americans were killed including u.s. ambassador chris stevens from the bay area. we will have more in a live report next half hour. >> secretary of state, hillary clinton has paid east debt finally from the 2008 presidential rain. she made the final payment of $73,000 to a political advisor on december 31, the last of the campaign debt of $12 million. since she faced fundraising restrictions as secretary of state her husband, former president bill clinton, did a lost fundraising for her. >> good news and bad news for football fans who want tickets to see the super bowl in the big easy. the good news? ticket prices are cheaper than a year ago this time. the bad news? you will need a second mortgage to buy them. cornell? >> will. 49er stayed taking shape behind me and some fans, will, they are taking to desperate measures to get their way to the super bowl in new orleans. it is possible that it will cost you big time. this week, 49
Jan 27, 2013 5:00am PST
also took to the streets opposing president obama's new push for gun control and safety in rallies across the u.s. last weekend. fears that gun ownership may soon be restricted is fueling a run on gun shows, like this one in florida. >> people are look for things that are going to be banned. >> a lost our freedoms are under the gun. >> while newly purchase guns are going into homes, older guns are being turned in. like at this gun buy back in bridgeport, connecticut. seattle's drive-through gun program was a victim of its own success. organizers ran out of gift certificates that were handed out in return for weapons. another one is in the near future. abc news, new york. >> president obama promised to use his second term to protect middle class americans. we will look at a big week in washington and a political gunfight in congress and which can dates are already in position for 2016. don't miss "this week" with george stephanopoulos, coming up at 8:00 right here on abc7. >> tense of house of people on both sides of the abortion issue turned out yesterday in downtown san francisco
Jan 29, 2013 5:00am PST
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Jan 22, 2013 5:00am PST
tuesday morning. kristen? >> global warming was an issue that president obama touched on in the inaugural address and a topic in talk show host jimmy kimmel last night. we have technical problems but we will bring that to you later. it airs weeknights at 11:23 at the new time following abc7 news at 11 and the guests include an actress from "modern family." >> climbers is showing they will do anything to keep from being boreed. the climbers braved frozen temperatures to tackle the frozen silo in iowa. some did it for choose credit at the university of northern iowa. the youngest climbers were there for the fun of it. they didn't have mountains so this you go. >> just ahead, a month long repair effort on part of the bay bridge sideswiped by an oil tanker is underway dead and how much this will cost. >> a man detained after shining lasers at our news helicopter and what he can face after the incident was caught by news >> live from the kgo tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> good tuesday morning. i am kristen sze. >> i am eric thomas. mike nicco is here with the wet forecast.
Jan 26, 2013 5:00am PST
supporters will hold a counter rally starting at noon at un plaza. >> president obama praises his nominee to monitor wall street and his pick to protect consumers. he said mary jo white is the right choice to lead the securities and exchange commission because she's a former prosecutor who can help reform wall street. and richard drey should lead the consumer protection board because he will be a champion for consumers. >> as president my top priority is simple. to do everything in my power to fight for middle class families and give everyone the tools they need to reach the middle class. >> and they are calling for the cincinnati to address out of control spend to go avoid another credit rating downgrade. >>> police say anything people are among the most likely to text while driving. a habit law enforcement is trying to break. officers went to a south bay college campus yesterday with a novel approach. abc7 news business and technology reporter david loui shows us what that is. >> sometimes it takes technology to demonstrate how dangerous technology can be. ryan got into the simulator to